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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - January 23, 1907, Big Stone Gap, VirginiaVolume Xvi Topi Accomac c. H., a. Saturday May 23, ls96 number 46 1?. Imp a a wow a of v 29 East Pratt Street. Shipping letter x Haiti Indio my. T. B. Quin by attorney at Law offices acc Oizae Onancock. Will be at court House wednesdays and court Days. Prompt attention to All business. J. A. Blaek store j. A. Burdick Blackstone amp Bundick. Arrorie is it Law. A Coune c. N., a. Will practice in All the state courts. Tiki. W. Russell. Attorney at Law a comae c. 11 a. Practices in the courts of acco inac and Northampton counties. V. B. Wescott. B. T. Gunter or. Wescott amp Gunter attorneys at Law offices Aee Omac o. A. And at borne Sweet and Irish potatoes fruits peas berries vegetables. A. Of . Wescott. Near Mapps bunt practice in All courts of the Eastern 23 amp 25 s. Gav Street a a Baltimore my. Shore of Virginia. T a a a a shipping letters j. Ii. S. Am in Quot to la and notary Public. References citizens National Bank of Baltimore also the leading Law us _ Hiis Lnu a a a houses of Tell Ltd Clov. Acc Oizae c. H., % a. John j. Guthrie with a. £3. Seward a co., produce commission merchants for the Salo of will practice in All courts of a com. A and Northampton counties. Prompt attention to All business. James h Fletcher or. A t Tome y at Law a Accomac c. A. practices in All the courts of acco Mae and Northampton counties. Otho f. Mears. Attorney at Luw Eastville Northampton county. A. P q 30x it s1, will practice in the courts of Accola the and Northampton. Art k. at Law will practice in All the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. Office tui Ancock. Y a. Will a get at acc Piuac c. H., every wednesday and court Days. £7j.harinauson. W. M. Sturgis dus. Harmanson a Sturgis Onancock. A. Will visit Parks lev second monday of each Mouth. Office hours from u a. A. To 5 p. In. Wholesale produce dealer and commission Ujj Erchant _ a Baltimore my. Shipping letter u j. To it. We a Obj fruit and produce evil associations. Rev. Or. Talmage Points out a grave peril. Commission a merchant. Lit Dock St., Philadelphia to v satisfactory references Given. Correspondence solicited. Stencils furn lied 1 r. 1hos. A it. Usai Hsk Bli 1 it. A on application dentist a Onancock a office hours from 9 a. In. To 5 p. M. Or s. B. Ward dentist Belle Haven a. Bridge and crop. work a specially. I Frank White. A county a Parks lev. Accomac county. \ otters his services to citizens of a comae and Northampton. Thoroughly equipped with latest and by amp to instruments. Edward l Anderson Surveyor. Belle haves Accomac co., a. Perl dec Lye dkawixg3. Pictures Quot a i Wii to a Siebum wit a 0"u&Quot . Mil it i Stormo a Cru a. W m. Needles. L. , j. P. Franklin City n. A. Gen 1 Lon i a a vey Ancer and up 1 adjuster of and coiled a a of claims. Needles amp Wilson Luteal estate fire Lustra use building and i Oam association agents. At Auklin City. Accomac county a you must have time it is an absolute necessity in these Days of railroads and go no Rai Bush no one can afford to be without a timepiece considering too How cheap they Are. The Only question is. We amp re you buy it. 1 Liike it a decided object Lor you to a us it of me. You save More than i Fukac by it. Also All kinds of from due Diamond goods to t lie the expensive Grade in every Day use. Always up with the latest styles. T. Kepke8 amp so. Pro uce ��5 Tommis Sioux a la Der Shaub South stand Bowly a wharf. Baltimore. Sweet potatoes a specially. Shipping letter h Geo. W. Winder nil. F. R. Winchester by co successors to Winchester amp Hunt fruit and produce commission. Southern produce a specially. 120-128 commercial and i Boston. 01�?03 Richmond streets prompt attention to All consignments stencils and shipping instructions furnished of application. Reference fourth Nat. Bank Boston g. J. Spady. Geu. At for Virginia and North Carolina. Go to 6.vv Winder 5 co., Somme Sitra a i Alers in fish oysters clams a and country produce. Irish amp Sweet potatoes specialities. .19 Hollingsworth St., Baltimore met a. Shipping letter �?ow.1 e. S. Wise with i. P. Justis amp co., commission merchants 5 e. Camden St., Baltimore. Sweet potatoes a specially. Fruits vegetables and produce shipping letter Jya gents for the plug Oteague and Cashville Farmers associations no drummers employed. Silverware is exceedingly cheap now. Every a Lauri in thu a lint you a Etoi me us always to ill prices to suit you. Obtain the a j Johnw. Duncan Jev Ofeler Forth Street Onancock a witches clocks jewelry of All kinds and Knees Sec Scles. Silverware amp a. Kelly Nottingham i Kellam so neral insurance agents a and dealers iut Fine buggies mowing machines the rambler bicycle and other Good makes tombstones amp a amp cd Hancock. A. _ 3lackst0he amp Bell Accomac c. Va., dry Osgi its a full line of fancy articles. Drugs oils paints seeds &c., kept on hand at lowest prices lowest possible prices. Reisinger. Wholesale and retail dealers in All kinds of furniture carpets Oil cloths matting stoves refrigerators baby carriages and All sorts of r. L. Perkins uni Osman 1 Yuard for w. S. Hyrd r. L Perkins i co., a wholesale commission merchant. A dealer finfish oysters clams and country produce. Irish amp Sweet potatoes specialities. 2g e. Camden St. Baltimore my shipping letters a a a. B. Bonnewell. Agent Mapps Burg a. F. Kilmon agent rues wharf. We. Reisinger amp son �12 Columbia ave., and Gil to �23 Portland St. Cor. Greene St. Baltimore my. City and suburban cars pass the door. Look us up. It will pay you. Represented by s. Gladding. W.h.byrd, commission Juer Conn s in Early fruits vegetables terrapins wild fowl eggs poultry and All kinds of 122 Cheapside a Baltimore a shipping letter j. E. Whittington n. J. Ward j. R. Whittington i co., wholesale fruit and produce commission Imil Rabants no 7 e. Camden Street shipping letters a a a. E. Baltimore my. Reference to Derb National Bank. List a a Dkl Najr shown Tho Dutu Srch of scepticism of Atli Ruthm of perpetual ple Cauro Sci a inc mi�1 of Nauib Liucy Tho Fraka of Tad com pan Washington May 17.�?Young and bid but More especially the Young Nicu Tuul women of our time have a vital interest in the to Lime upon which Rev. Or. Talmud go discourses today. chose for his subject Quot bad Compney a Tho text selected being proverbs i 15, a walk hot thou in Tho Way wit i hardly Ziy Young Mau goes to a place of dissipation alone. Yaeli one is accompanied. Luau goes to ruin Luno. To i was takes some one else with him. Quot May it please the court Quot said a convicted criminal when used if to had anything to say before Seu Tenco of death was passed upon him a May it please Tho court Bud Compney has been my ruin. I received Tho Blessing of Good parents and in return promised to avoid All evil associations. Had i kept my Promise i should have been saved this shame and been Freo from Tho Load of guilt that hangs around me like u Vul tire threatening to drag me to Justice for crimes yet us revealed. I who ouch moved in Tho first circles of society and have been the guest of distinguished Public men am lost and All through bad company. A this is hut one of the thousand proofs that evil associations blast and destroy ill is the invariable Rule. There is a Well Mau in the wards of a Hospital where there Are a Hundred people sick with ship fever and he will not be so Apt to take the disease As a Good mar would be Apt to be smitten with moral distemper if shut no it with iniquitous companions. In Olden times prisoners were herded together in the same cell but each one Learned Tho vices of All the culprits so that instead of being a reformed by incarceration the Day of liberation Turni d them out upon society beasts not men. Ult Iii ii m Shear. We May in our places of business be compelled to talk to and mingle with had men but he who deliberately chooses to elate himself with vicious people is engaged in carrying on a courtship with a Delilah whose shears will Ripoff All the locks of his strength and to will to tripped into perdition. �3hi is catching is infectious is epidemic. I will let you Haik Over the millions of people now inhabiting the Earth and 1 Challenge you to show to a Good Man who alter one year has Mode Choice and consorted with the wicked a thousand dollars Reward for one such instance. I care not hmm Strong your character May be. Go with Tho corrupt and you will become corrupt. Chin with burglars and you will become a burglar. Go among the unclean and Yon will become unclean. Many a Young Man Lias been destroy by not appreciating this. wakes up some morning in the great City and knows no one except t he persons into whose employ lie has entered. As lie goes into the store All the clerks Mark him measure him and discuss him. The upright Young men of the store wish him Well but perhaps wait for a formal introduction and even then have some delicacy about inviting him into their associations. But Tho bad Young men of the store at the first Opportunity approach and Olivcr their services. They patronize him. They profess to know All about to town. They will take him anywhere to wishes to go if he will pay the expenses. For if a Good Young Man and a had Voung Man go to some place where they ought not the Good Young Man has invariably to pay the charges. At Tho moment the ticket is paid for or the Champagne settled for Tho bad Young Man feels around in Liis pockets and says a i have forgotten my pocket Book. A in is hours after the Young Mau Lias entered the store the bad Fellows of the establishment slap him on the shoulder familiarly and. At his stupidity in taking certain allusions say Quot sly Young Friend you will have to be broken in a and they immediately proceed to break him in. Young Man in the name of god i warn you to beware How you let a bad Man talk familiarly with you. If such a one slap you on the shoulder familiarly turn round and give him a withering until the wretch crouches in your Privince. There is no monstrosity of wickedness that can stand unabashed undo r the glance of purity and Honor. God keeps the lightnings of heaven in his own scabbard and no human Arm can Wield them but god gives to every Young Man a lightning that to May use and that is Tho lightning of an honest Eye. Those who have been close observers of City life will not wonder Why i give warning to Young men and say Quot beware of evil companions. A Shan tin skip Lac. I warn you to shun the sep tick the Young Man who pets his fingers in his Vest and laughs at your old fashioned religion Olid turns Over to some mystery of the Bible and says a explain that my pious Friend explain that Quot and who says Quot nobody shall scare me i am net afraid of the future. I used to believe in such things and so did my father and Mother but i have got Over it. A a yes he has got Over it and if you in his company a Little longer you will get Over it to amp without presenting one argument against the Christian religion such nun will by their jeers and scoffs and caricatures destroy Yoni respect for that religion which was the strength of your father in his declining years and the Pillow of your old Mother when she Lay a dying. Alas a time will come when this blustering Young infidel will have to die Atal then his Diamond ring will Flash no splendor in the eyes of de Atli As lie stands Over the Couch waiting for his soul these Beau Tinl locks will be Unco bed upon the Pillow and the dying Man will say Quot i cannot die i Cun not death standing ready beside the Couch Suys Quot Yon must die. You have Only half a minute to live. Let me have it right away your soul a a no a says the Young infidel Quot hero Are my Gold rings and these pictures. Take them a no Quot says death. Quot what do i care for pictures. Your soul Quot Quot stand Back a says the dying infidel. A i will not stand Back a say3 death a a for you have Only ten seconds now to live. I want your the dying Man says Quot Don t breathe to flt cold air into Lily face. You crowd Etc Toti hard it is getting dark in Tho room. 0, god Quot a hush a says death. Quot you said there was no god. A a a Pray forme a exclaims Tho expiring infidel. Quot too late to Pray a says death. A but three More seconds to live and i will count them off one two three Quot to has gone where where carry him j out and Bury him beside his father and Mother who died while holding fast Tho Christian religion. They died singing but the Young infidel Only said a a done to breathe Liat cold air into my face. Yon crowd me too hard it is getting dark in the again i urge you to shun Tho companionship of idlers. There no men hanging around every Storo and office and shop who Havo nothing to do or act As if they bad not. They Aro Apt to come in when the Sirni arc away and wish to engage you in conversation while you arc engaged in your regular employment. Politely suggest to such persons that you Honvo no time to give them during business hours. Nothing would please them so Well As to Havo you renounce your occupation and associate with them. Much of the time they Loungo around the doors of engine houses or after the dining hour stand upon Tho Steps of a fashionable hotel or an elegant restaurant wishing to give you the idea that that is the place where they Dine. But they do not Dine there. They Aro sinking Down lower and lower Day by Day. Neither by Day nor by night have anything to do with idlers. Before Yon admit a Man into your acquaintance ask him politely a what do Yuu do for a living Quot if he says Quot nothing Lam a gentleman a look out for him. To May have a very soft hand and very faultless apparel and h Ive a High sounding family name but his touch is death. Before you know it you will in his presence to ashamed of your work dress. Business will become to you Drudgery and after awhile you will Loso your place and afterwards your respectability and last of All your soul. Idleness is next door to villainy. Thieves gamblers burglars simplifies and assassins Aro made from the class who have nothing to do. When the police go to Hunt up and arrest a culprit they Sclan Magoto look in at the Busy Carrigo factory or behind gent clerks arc employed but they go among the groups of idlers. Tho play is going on at the theater when and duly to Lorn is a scuffle in the top gallery. What is it a policeman Lias come ill and Lemming Over Lias tapped of the shoulder of a Young Man saying a i want Yon he has not worked during the Day but somehow has raked together a shilling or two to get into Tho top gallery. is a idler. Tho Man on his right hand is an idler and Tho Man on his left hand is an idler. Sin ill ceding idleness. During the past few years there has been a great Deal of dullness in business. Young men Havo complained that they have Little to a if they have nothing else to do they can rend and improve their minds and hearts. These times Are not always to continue. Business is waking up and the Superior knowledge that in a this interregnum of work you May obtain will let a Worth $50,000 of capital. The Large fortunes of the next 20 years Are having their foundations Laid now by the Young men who Are giving themselves to self improvement. I went into a store in new York and saw five men All christians sitting round saying that they Hud nothing to do. It is an outrage for a Christian Man to have nothing to do. Let him go out mid visit the poor or distribute tracts or go and read the Bible to Tho sick or take out his new testament and be making his eternal Fortune. Let him go into the Back office and Pray. Shrink Back from idleness in yourself mid in others if you would maintain a right position. Good old a libel Green at More than 80 years of age was found Busy writing and porno Young Man said to him Quot Why do you keep Busy it is time for you to he answered a i keep Busy to keep out of no Man is Strong enough to be Idle. Are you fond of pictures if so i will show you one of the works of i old master. Hei Oitis Quot i went by the Field of Tho Slothful and by the Vineyard of the Man void of understanding mid to it was All grown Over with thorns mid Nettles had covered the face thereof and the Stone Wall was broken Down. Then i Sun and considered Well. I looked upon it and received instruction. Yet a Little sleep n Little slumber a Little folding of the bunds to sleep. So shall thy poverty come a is one that travel eth mid thy want As an armed i done to know of another sentence in the Bible More explosive than that. It first hisses softly like the fuse of a Cannon mid at last bursts like a 54 Pounder. The old proverb was right Quot the Devil tempts most men but idlers the input the Devil 1 a Young Mui came to a Man of 00 years of ago and said to him Quot How have you made out to Livo so Long and be so Well a the old Man took the youngster to an Orchard and pointing to some Large Trees full of apples said Quot i planted these Trees when i was a boy and do you wonder that now i am permitted to gather Tho Fruito them a we gather in old age what we Plant in our youth. Sow to Tho wind and to roup the whirlwind. Plant in Early life Tho right kind of a Christian character and you will eat luscious fruit in old age and gather these Harvest apples in oter nity. Rici Are seeking. I urge you to avoid the perpetual pleasure seeker. I believe in it creation and amusement. God would not Havo made us with the capacity to laugh if lie had not intended us sometimes to indulge it god hath Hung in sky and set in wave and printed of grass Many a round Lay but he who chooses pleasure seeking for his life work does not understand for what god made him. Our amusements Are intended to help us in some Earnest Mission. The thundercloud hath a Edge exquisitely purple but with voice that jars the Earth it declares Quot i go to water the Green the wild Flowers under the Fence Ore Gay but they say 1 a we stand Here to Moke room for the Wheatfield and to refresh the Husbandmen in their nooning.1 a the Stream sparkles and foams and frolics and says a i go to baptize the Moss. I Lave the spots on the Trout. I slake the thirst of the Bird. I turn the wheel of the Mill. I Rock in a v Crystal Cradle Muckshaw and water and so while the world plus it works. Look out for the Man who always plays and never works. You will d2.Well to avoid those whose regular business it is to play Ball skate or go a boating. All these sports Are grand in their places. I never derived so much advantage from any ministerial association As from a ministerial club that went out to play Ball every saturday afternoon in the outskirts of Philadelphia these recreations Are grand to give us muscle and spirits for our regular toil. I belie to in muscular christianity. A Man is often not 60 near god with n weak stomach As when to has a Strong digestion. But shun those who Nikko it their life occupation to sport. Toro Are Young men Whoso Industry and usefulness Havo fallen overboard from Tho yacht. There Aro men Whoso business yell through Tho ice of Tho skating Pond and has never Ciuco been heard of. There is a Bounty in Tho gliding of a boat in to song of skates in Tho soaring of a Well struck Ball and i never boo one Fly but i involuntarily throw up my Bonds to catch it and to fur from laying an injunction upon Ball playing or any other innocent sport i claim them All As belonging of right to those of us who toil in Tho grand industries of Church and state. But Tho life business of pleasure seeking always makes in the end a criminal or a sot. Corgo Brunnel was smiled upon by All England and his life was Given to pleasure. danced with Tho pee resses and swung n round of mirth and wealth and applause until exhausted of purse and worn out of body and bankrupt of reputation and ruined of soul to begged a biscuit from a grocer and declared that to thought a dogs life was better than n Many a. Such Meu will come into your office or crowd around your Anvil or Beck to Decoy Yon off. They will want you to break out in Tho midst of your Busy Day to Tako a ride with them. They will Tell you of some people you must see of some excursion that you must take of some Sabbath Day that you ought to Dishonour. They will Tell you of exquisite wines that Yon must Tasto of costly operas that you must hear of won tearful dancers that you must Sec but a Eforo you accept their Convoy or their companionship remember that while at Tho end of a useful life you May he Able to look Hack to kindnesses done to Lionor Noble work accomplished to poverty helped to a Good name earned to Christian influence exerted to a Saviours cause advanced these pleasure seekers on their deathbed Honvo nothing better to review than a torn playbill a ticket for the races an empty Tankard Aud Tho Cost out rinds of a Carousel and Asiu the delirium of their death they clutch the Goblet and press it to their lips the Dregs of the cup falling upon their Tongue will begin to Hiss and uncool with the adders of an eternal Poison. J thu Guu Billue spirit. Again avoid As you would avoid Tho death of your body mind and soul any one who has a him Tho gambling spirit. Men who want to Gamble will find places just suited to their capacity not Only in the underground Oyster cellar or at t lie table Back of the curtain covered with Greasy cards or in the boat smoking Cabin where to bloated wretch with Tings in his ears deals out his pack Aud winks at the unsuspecting traveler a providing Freo drinks All around but in gilded Pori i and amid gorgeous surroundings. This works ruin first Yuu Calth Ful stimulants. Excitement is pleasurable. Under every sky and in every age men Havo sought it. Tho chinaman gets it by smoking his opium the persian by chewing has Heesh the trapper in u Buffalo Hunt Tho Sailor in a Squall the inebriated in the bottle and the avaricious at the gaming table. To must at times Havo excitement. A thousand voices in our nature demand it it is right. It is healthful. It is inspiring. It is a desire got Given. But anything that first gratified this appetite and hurls it Hack in a to Carifio reaction is deplorable and wicked. Look out for Tho agitation that like a rough musician in bringing out the tune plays so hard he Breaks Down to instrument god never made Man Strong enough to endure the Wear and tear of gambling excitement no wonder if after having failed in the gome men have begun to sweep off imaginary Gold from the Sido of the table. The Man was Sharp enough when he started at the game but a maniac at the close. At every gaming table of one Side ecstasy enthusiasm Romance the frenzy of Joy of the other Side fierceness rage tumult. The professional Gamester schools himself into apparent quietness. The keepers of gambling rooms Are generally fat rollicking and obese but thorough Aud professional gamblers in nine cases out of ten Are Pale thin wheezy tremulous and exhausted. A Young Mau having suddenly inherited a Large property sits at Tho Hazard tables and t orcs up in a Dice Box the estate won by a father s lifetime sweat and shakes it unil tosses it away. Intemperance soon stigmatized its victim kicking him out a slavering fool into the ditch or sending him with Tho drunkard s Hiccough staggering up the Street where his family lives. But gambling does not in that Way expose its victims. Tho Gambler May be eaten up by the Gambler s passion yet you Only discover it by the greed in his eyes Tho hardness of his features the nervous restlessness the threadbare coat and Liis embarrassed business. Yet he is on the Road to hell and no preacher s voice or startling warning or wife s entreaty can make him stay for a moment his headlong career. The infernal spell is on him a giant is aroused within and though you May bind him with cables they would part like thread and though you fasten him seven times round with chains they would snap like ru6tcd wire Aud though you piled up in his path heaven High bibles tracts and sermons and on the top should set Tho Cross of the son of cd Over them All the Gambler would leap like a Roe Over the rocks on his Way to perdition. A Itu Inous la scr. A Man us it d to reaping scores or hundreds of dollars from the gaming table will not be Content with slow work. To will Eay a a what is the use of my trying to make these $50 in my store when i can get five times that in half an hour Down at Billy so you never knew a confirmed Gambler who was industrious. The men Green to this vice spend their time not actively engaged in the game in idleness or intoxication or sleep or in corrupting new victims. This has dulled the carpenters saw and Cut the band of the factory wheel sunk the cargo broken the Teeth of the Fannery Sharrow and sent a strange lightning to shatter the Battery of Tho philosopher. A the very Host Laca in gaming is it War with All the industries of society. Any Trade or occupation that is of use is ennobling. Tho Street sweeper advances the interests of society by the cleanliness effected. The eat pays for the fragments it eats by cleaning Tho Bouse of vermin. The Fly that takes the sweetness from the Dregs of Tho cup compensates by purifying Tho air Aud keeping Back the pestilence. But Tho Gambler gives not anything for that which to takes. I recall that sentence. To docs make a return but it is disgrace to Tho Man he fleeces despair to Bis heart ruin to Liis business anguish to Liis wife so inc to his children and eternal wasting away to his soul he pays in tears and blood mud agony Aud Dar Kurss and woe. What Dull work is blowing to the Farmer when in Tho Village Saloon in one night to makes and loses the value of a summer Harvest who will want to soil tape and measure Nan keen and Cut garments and weigh sugars when in a night s game he makes mud loses and makes again and loses again profits of a season John Borack was sent As mercantile agent from Bremen to England and this county. After two years his employers mistrusted that nil was not right. was a defaulter for $87,000. It was found but he had lost in Leonhard Street London $20,000 in Fulton Street new York $10,000, and in new Orleans $3,000. was imprisoned but afterwards escaped and went into the gambling profession. To died in a Lunatic Asylum. This crime is getting its lever under Many a mercantile House in our cities and before Long Down will come Tho great establishment crushing reputation Homo Comfort and immortal souls. Game of Chance. Tho whole world is robbed. What is most sad there Are no consolations Foz Tho loss and suffering entailed by gaming. If men fail in lawful business god pities and society commiserate but where in the Bible or society in there any Consolation for the Gambler from what tree of the Forest oozes there a Balm that can soothe the Gamester s heart in that bottle where god keeps Tho tears of his children Uro there any tears of the Gambler do the winds that come to kiss the faded Cheek of sickness Anil to Cool the heated brow of the labourer whisper Hope and Eliezer to the emaciated victim of the game of Hazard when a honest Man is in trouble to has sympathy. Quot poor fellow a they say. But do gamblers come to weep at Tho agonies of the Gambler in Northumberland was one of the finest estates in England. Or. Porn r owned it and in a year gambled it All away. Having lost the last acre of the estate he came Down from the Saloon mud got into his Carriage went Back put up Bis horses and Carriage and town House Aud played. threw and lost he started for Home Aud on u Side Alley met a Friend from whom he borrowed ten guineas. To went Back to the Saloon and before u great while Juul won �20,000. To died at last a beggar in l Giles. How Many gamblers Felt sorry for or. Porter who consoled Hui on Tho loss of his estate what Gambler subscribed to put a Stone Over the poor Man s grave no tone. Furthermore this is the source of uncounted dishonesty. The game of Hazard itself is often a cheat. How Many tricks and deceptions in the dealing of the cards the opponents hand is ofttimes found out by fraud. Cards arc marked so that they May to designated from to a Back. Expert Gamester have their accomplices Aud one Wink May decide the game. The Dice have been found loaded with plating so that doublets come up every time. These Dice Are introduced by the gamblers unobserved by the honest men who have conic into the play and this accounts for the fact that ninety nine out of a Hundred who Gamble however wealthy when they began at the end Are found to Bexy a miserable Haggard wretches that would not now be allowed to on the Doorstep of the House that they once owned. I a gaming House in san Francisco a Young Man having just come from Tho mines deposited a Large sum upon the Ace and won $22.000. But the tide turns. Intense anxiety comes upon the countenances of All. Slowly the cards went Forth. Every Eye is fixed. Not a sound is heard until the Ace is revealed favourable to the Bank. There arc shouts of a foul foul Quot but the keepers of the table produce their pistols and the up Roar is silenced and the bunk bos won 05,000. Do you Call this a game of Chance there is no Chance about it. But these Dishon esties in the carrying of of the gome Are nothing when compared with the frauds that Are committed in order to get Money to go of with the nefarious work. Gambling with its needy hand has snatched away Tho widow s mite and the portion of the orphans has a old rho a virtue to i t the moans to continue the game has written the counterfeit s signature emptied the banker s Money vault and wielded the assassins Dagger. There is no depth of meanness to which it will not stoop. There is no cruelty at which it is appalled. There is no warning of god that it will not dare. Merciless in appealable fiercer and Wilder it blinds it hardens it rends it blasts it crushes it damns. Have nothing to do with gamblers whether they Gamble in Large scale or Small scale. Cast out these Meu from your company. Do not be intimate with them. Always be polite. There is no demand that you Ever sacrifice politeness. A Young Man no Cost a Christian Quaker with Quot old Chap How did you make All your Money a the a Ryniker replied Quot by dealing in an article that thou myst Deal in if thou always to courteous but at the same time firm. Say no As it you meant it. Have it understood in store Aud shop and Street that you will not stand in the companionship of the septic the idler the pleasure seeker the Gambler. Rather than enter the companionship of such accept the invitation to a better feast. The promises of cd Are the fruits. The harps of heaven Are the music. Clusters from Tho vineyards of god have been pressed into tankards. The sons and daughters of the lord almighty Are the guests. While standing at the banquet to fill the cups and Divide the clusters Aud command Tho burps and Welcome the guests is a daughter of god on Whoso brow Are the blossoms of Paradise Aud in whose Cheek is the flush of celestial summer. Her name a religion. Her ways Are ways of pleasantness and All Ber oaths Are peace. A Independent order of in North America. The objects and Aims. Information of interest to tem Oranee workers and those seeking a Refuge from the temptations of Strong drink. The More important object of this association is Mutual Benefit in the exercises of Temperance fortitude and Justice securing to its membership sympathy and Relief in times of sickness and distress and in the event of death the decent Observance of the necessary funeral obsequies and is based upon and seeks the Extension of the principles of total abstinence from All intoxicating drinks. The order has three subordinate branches Viz primary tents composed of White male persons bet ecu the Ages of 1u and 55 years of age who believe in the existence and omnipotence of god and Are willing to sign our pledge of total abstinence Are eligible to membership. Persons Over age May become honorary members. Female tents composed of White females 12 years of age Aud upwards a Junior Branch of buys from 12 to in years and juvenile tents for children of both sexes Between the Ages of 5 and 10 years. Each Branch has a service especially Udu Ted. It has Becu found that by working in separate branches of the organization there is More Freedom of action than when All Ages Aud sexes Are thrown together. Each Branch of the order is represented in the higher body and a fostering cure is exercised Over All alike. Thus with the men Aud women girls mud boys All United under Oue head the 1. O. Of k. Is As an irresistible army moving on to Victory. The order has Aud will continue to prove a Blessing to our country not Only in proving an Asylum for the reformed drunkard but by inducing the sober and religious part of the Community to unite in securing the rising generation trom the evils of intemperance and ultimately hand Down to generations yet unborn the benefits of sobriety. I Amo or a. Taut location Sigla and Enneo of meeting acc Imick taxis Trtany begun blot Llau Ali tale Utun Murany a a l Uco Yuuko Accra tick l our Telny Xlyn Revillo Loci Troviso a Alun Luy g. T. Fall Alert Tiuli roid a a a a Prog Retts a Nils Poilu est a Uccio Hall in la cot any Quot is Nils Mutiny Quot a Sau turd l Una any Quot Quot 2� a Enuco 1s Acuto �?�j6 arabian Advance Annex ten or More persons Are necessary for the formation of a new tent a larger number will lesson the costs to each. Address All communications to Geo. W. Glenn. Pays to be Temperance. Story of Ben the coloured Man teaches an important lesson. A say Ben do you Ever drink whisky a a no boy not now. I used ter though. Mighty sorry to say it Quot what made you Stop Quot a Well i used ter spend heaps o my wages on whisky till one Day a missionary Man come along and held a meeting in de Church. talked temp Rance Aud give it to us Fellers pretty Strong i Tell Quot what say a a ooh heaps of things. I really can t rec lec tall. But Oue thing made a deep impression on my mind. said it was a shame for us poor working 1 it los to spend our Money for whisky when our Chillus needed it for shoes. said we gave so much Money to the whisky seller that he could afford to buy tenderloin Steak every Day and Turkey Aud Goose whenever to had a mind ter while the Best we could do was to buy a few be uts Worth of liver. That was True sure enough. I d had nothing but liver for a month past and could t afford that every Day. said the whisky Sellers family could dress in silk Aud ride around in coaches Auu Wear Patent leather shoes while our Chillus went Barefoot and dressed in Caliper dresses. Dates a fact. Mine did. reckoned up How much we spent in a year for whisky Aud i a Clare for it 1 was shamed and when he asked us to come and sign de pledge promising fore god never to drink whisky no to again i up and signed purty Quick. Den he told us How whisky burned up our insides Aud showed us pictures How our stomachs looked All burned Aud red from whiskey Aud i said to myself yer Ole fool yer might have have saved ver Money and yer Good looks too if you a Only been temp Rance. Liat yer got ter show for it now Oulu a Burnt up Quot and live no to you drank any since Quot. Quot no boy in be saved my Money and now i live in a Nice House and my Chillus go to school and we done to have to depend on liver no Mon. I Tell ver boys it pays to be he was Light. A vat do you think about it ? w. Chilton with r Mill b. Taylor 4 co manufacturers and dealers in Plain stamped and Lapanne fun will stoves Hollowware 26 s. Vows amp si., Baltimore. My

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